Private Banking Compliance Officer Middle East, Africa &

Zurich, Suisse

Job Type

Full Time

About Us

Arc Vermeil is an international recruitment firm specialized in placement of executives and managers in the financial services Industry. Our agengy had been mandated on the following job

About the Role

Member of PB Compliance team acting as dedicated centre of competence and

Compliance contact for Middle East, Africa & Asia

Support Relationship Managers and Management in the implementation and

supervision of Compliance issues

Perform client onboarding reviews including assessment of KYC, client storyline, flow

of funds, CDB, as well event triggered KYC reviews

Conduct internal investigations in collaboration with other specialist departments and

Business Management

Follow up on outstanding onboarding issues/escalations

Identify and investigate serious cases of non-compliance

Provide training and training materials in connection with Compliance topics

Support internal Compliance projects

Recommend, develop, and implement solutions to support continuous improvement

of our processes, procedures, and services


  • Master’s degree in law / business administration, postgraduate studies in Compliance Management or equivalent

  • 2 – 5 years of experience in Private Banking Compliance

  • Knowledge of the Swiss regulatory environment and client documentation standards

  • Sound knowledge of the region Middle East and Africa in particular

  • Fluent in English, knowledge of further languages is an advantage (in particular

  • Arabic)

  • Strong personality with good organizational and operational skills and ability to work under pressure

  • Strong sense of integrity and discretion

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Independent, efficient and meticulous work method

  • Solution oriented

  • Good knowledge of MS Office and IT flair

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